adjective \ˈplə-mē\

: like a plum in color, taste, or smell

of a person's voice : full and formal often in a way that sounds too proper and not natural

: wanted by many people : very good and desirable


Full Definition of PLUMMY

a :  full of plums <a rich plummy cake>
b :  choice, desirable <got a plummy role in the movie>
a :  having a plum color
b :  rich and mellow often to the point of affectation <a plummy singing voice>

Examples of PLUMMY

  1. the wine's ripe, plummy flavors

First Known Use of PLUMMY



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